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dispensary

 [dis-pen´ser-e]
1. a place for dispensation of free or low-cost medical treatment.
2. any place where drugs or medicines are actually dispensed.

dis·pen·sa·ry

(dis-pen'săr-ē),
1. A physician's office, especially the office of one who dispenses medicines.
2. The office of a hospital pharmacist, where medicines are given out on physicians' orders.
3. An outpatient department of a hospital.
[L. dis-penso, pp. -atus, to distribute by weight, fr. penso, to weigh]

dispensary

/dis·pen·sa·ry/ (-pen´sah-re)
1. a place for dispensation of free or low cost medical treatment.
2. any place where drugs and medicines are actually dispensed.

dispensary

(dĭ-spĕn′sə-rē)
n. pl. dispensa·ries
1. An office in a hospital, school, or other institution from which medical supplies, preparations, and treatments are dispensed.
2. A public institution that dispenses medicines or medical aid.

dis·pen·sa·ry

(dis-pen'săr-ē)
1. A physician's office, especially the office of one who dispenses medicines.
2. The office of a hospital pharmacist, where medicines are distributed on physicians' orders.
3. An outpatient department of a hospital.
[L. dis-penso, pp. -atus, to distribute by weight, fr. penso, to weigh]

dispensary

A department of a hospital or clinic supplying drugs and other medical supplies on demand.

dis·pen·sa·ry

(dis-pen'săr-ē)
1. A physician's office, especially of one who dispenses medicines.
2. The office of a hospital pharmacist, where medicines are given out on physicians' orders.
[L. dis-penso, pp. -atus, to distribute by weight, fr. penso, to weigh]

dispensary

1. a place for dispensation of free or low-cost medical treatment.
2. any place where drugs or medicines are actually dispensed.
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However, who those applicants are and where they intend to locate their dispensaries are still somewhat of a mystery.
It certainly is a phenomenon that has happened with the proliferation of these dispensaries," said LAPD Deputy Chief Michel Moore, the top-ranking officer in the San Fernando Valley.
But after the term of former MPA completed, the matter of these dispensaries on which millions of rupees have been spent has been put under the shelf, while these dispensaries could became functional by spending just Rs 3.
Kris Hermes, spokesman for the pro-medical marijuana group Americans For Safe Access, said his organization has seen little evidence that most dispensaries are breaking state law by operating for a profit or knowingly selling to people who are not legitimate patients.
Unlicensed dispensaries put our communities and patients at risk," said Tom Burns, the agency's director of pharmacy programs.
The state Department of Public Health gave initial clearance to 158 applicants that are competing for a maximum of 35 dispensaries allowed under the law.
Dispensaries set up for elite class include President house, PM house, FBR, Pak secretariat, Parliament lodges, Foreign office, Election Commission, Cabinet block and AJP like institutions.
The dispensaries buy marijuana from growers who are allowed to charge only enough to cover the "normal and customary cost of doing business.
Two other dispensaries will open in the Queens and The Bronx, while a manufacturing facility will also open in Queens.
Marburger believes it will help eliminate longer waits at dispensaries.
Among these dispensaries 10 are those which have been upgraded at the cost of Rs 10 million.
By law, dispensaries are supposed to be health care providers for people who are unable to afford medications and basic health services.